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Table 4 Demographic Characteristics and Parental Health Literacy

From: Parental health literacy and health knowledge, behaviours and outcomes in children: a cross-sectional survey

Parental Health Literacy and … r 95% CI N
Gender of Parent (1 = male, 2 = female) .021 −.012, .054 3454
Age of Parent (in years) .057b .024, .09 3388
Number of Children −.032 −.064, .000 3691
German Native Speaker .022 −.01, .054 3612
Child with Chronic Condition or Disability −.013 −.045, .019 3568
Socio-Economic Status of Household (based on parents’ education and income) .088c .052, .124 2844
Rural/Urban Location (1 = urban, 5 = rural) −.025 −.057, .007 3684
East/West German Location (0 = East German, 1 = West German) .064c .032, .096 3691
  1. aSpearman’s Rho Correlation, significant at the .05 level (2-tailed)
  2. bSpearman’s Rho Correlation, significant at the .01 level (2-tailed)
  3. cSpearman’s Rho Correlation, significant at the .001 level (2-tailed)